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Disability Insurance

Financial Security Now and Later: Are Your Bases Covered?

When you think about achieving a secure financial future, retirement savings and investments most likely come to mind. But while retirement savings protects our daily necessities and desired lifestyle tomorrow, what will protect your necessities and lifestyle today? Disability income insurance... more

Long Term Care Insurance

Long-Term Care Insurance: Is It Right for You?

The average annual cost of care in a private nursing home is about $66,0001 a sum that could quickly deplete almost anyone's assets. One way to protect yourself and your assets is to purchase a long-term care insurance policy ? just in case. Essentially, long-term care insurance pays for extended... more

Medical Insurance and Medicare

Could the Affordable Care Act Improve the U.S.' Failing Health-Care Grade?

By James O'Brien. When it comes to the health care system in the United States, we might be closer to the end of unaffordable services and the barriers to access they create. But we're not out yet. A new report (link opens PDF) by the Commonwealth Fund, which has been assessing and ranking... more

Property and Liability Insurance

NFIP Coverage Becoming a Bigger Concern for Property Owners and Investors

By Justin Stoltzfus. The National Flood Insurance Program, or NFIP, administered by the Federal Emergency Management Administration, has been in place for a long time as a way to help property owners hedge against flood risk. Now, more of those who have invested in real estate across the country... more

Life Insurance Basics

How Much Life Insurance Do I Really Need?

Life insurance is a topic that concerns many people, yet very few actually take steps to make sure they are properly covered. According to a 2003 MetLife study, 49% of the respondents are concerned about their family's financial security in the event of their death or their spouse's death. However,... more

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